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  1. Twentieth-Century Caribbean Literature

    Critical Moments in Anglophone Literary History

    By Alison Donnell

    This bold study traces the processes by which a ‘history’ and canon of Caribbean literature and criticism have been constructed. It offers a supplement to that history by presenting new writers, texts and critical moments that help to reconfigure the Caribbean tradition. Focusing on Anglophone or...

    Published November 24th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Colonial Encounters in New World Writing, 1500-1786

    Performing America

    By Susan Castillo

    Susan Castillo’s pioneering study examines the extraordinary proliferation of polyphonic or ‘multi-voiced’ texts in the three centuries following the first contact between Europeans and the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Taking a selection of plays, printed dialogues, travel narratives and...

    Published September 27th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Local Shakespeares

    Proximations and Power

    By Martin Orkin

    This remarkable volume challenges scholars and students to look beyond a dominant European and North American 'metropolitan bank' of Shakespeare knowledge. As well as revealing the potential for a new understanding of Shakespeare's plays, Martin Orkin adopts a fresh approach to issues of power,...

    Published June 9th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

    Post-Colonial Literatures in English, together with English Literature and American Literature, form one of the three major groupings of literature in English, and, as such, are widely studied around the world. Their significance derives from the richness and variety of experience which they...

    Published February 4th 2005 by Routledge

  5. The New North American Studies

    Culture, Writing and the Politics of Re/Cognition

    By Winfried Siemerling

    Winner of the English Book Award, Grand Prix du Livre 2006 de la Ville de Sherbrooke. In this original and groundbreaking study, Winfried Siemerling examines the complexities of recognition and identity, rejecting previous nationalized thinking to approach North American cultural transformations...

    Published October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Location of Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Homi K. Bhabha

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Rethinking questions of identity, social agency and national affiliation, Bhabha provides a working, if controversial, theory of cultural hybridity - one that goes far beyond previous attempts by others. In The Location of Culture, he uses concepts such as mimicry, interstice, hybridity, and...

    Published September 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Postcolonial London

    Rewriting the Metropolis

    By John McLeod

    London's histories of migration and settlement and the resulting diverse, hybrid communities have engendered new forms of social and cultural activity reflected in a wealth of novels, poems, films and songs. Postcolonial London explores the imaginative transformation of the city by African, Asian,...

    Published August 5th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Writing Across Worlds

    Contemporary Writers Talk

    Edited by Susheila Nasta

    Writing Across Worlds brings together a selection of interviews with major international writers previously featured in the pages of the magazine. Conducted by a wide constituency of distinguished critics, writers and journalists, the interviews offer a unique insight into the views and work of a...

    Published July 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  9. White Mythologies

    2nd Edition

    By Robert J.C. Young

    In 1990, Robert Young's White Mythologies set out to question the very concepts of history and the West. Is it possible, he asked, to write history that avoids the trap of Eurocentrism? Is history simply a Western myth? His reflections on these topics provided some of the most important new...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literature

    By Gesa Mackenthun

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book is a significant contribution to existing research on the themes of race and slavery in the founding literature of the United States. It extends the boundaries of existing research by locating race and slavery within a transnational and 'oceanic' framework. The author applies critical...

    Published May 13th 2004 by Routledge